- Introduction: The Evolution of Morphology, Performance, and Fitness. Kingsolver, Joel G.; Huey, Raymond B. // Integrative & Comparative Biology;Jun2003, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p361
Describes the evolution of morphology, performance and fitness. Key tasks or functions of an organism; Concept of natural selection; Ontogeny of morphology, performance and fitness.
- Is Evolution Contingent or Predictable? MORRIS, DOUGLAS W. // Israel Journal of Ecology & Evolution;2009, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p183
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on the consequences of variation in birth and death rates, one on a review of natural selection in the past, present and future, and another on evolutionary canyons.
- In this Issue: Natural Selection in the Skin. Goldsmith, Lowell A // Journal of Investigative Dermatology;Jun2002, Vol. 118 Issue 6, p911
Introduces a series of articles describing natural selection at the cellular and tissue level with an impact on the survival of the individual, in the June 2002 issue of the 'Journal of Investigative Dermatology.'
- Darwinism Versus Intelligent Design. // Commentary;Mar2003, Vol. 115 Issue 3, p9
Presents several comments on an article on Darwinism. Reasons for the failure of the intelligent-design theory; Controversies over the theory of Darwinism; Mechanism of evolution not included in the Darwinism theory.
- Trade-off- invariant rules for evolutionarily stable life histories. Charnov, Eric L. // Nature;5/22/1997, Vol. 387 Issue 6631, p393
Reports trade-off-invariant rules for evolutionarily stable life histories. The use of optimization models; Models as maximizing Darwinian fitness; Three attributes viewed as an allocation problem between two alternatives; The slope of the trade-off; What the theory predicts. INSET: Fitness is...
- Debunking Darwin? Swanson, Scott // Christianity Today;01/06/97, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p64
Focuses on the attempt of the `intelligent-design' movement, which refutes Charles Darwin's theory of the origins of human species, to go mainstream. First major gathering in November 1996 at Biola University in La Mirada, California; Focus on the alleged failure of the Darwinian evolutionary...
- Neo-Darwinism and Religion. Goodheart, Eugene // Society;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p125
In recent decades, the humanities have been in thrall to postmodern skepticism, whereas Darwinism, brimming with confidence in the genuine progress they have made in the sciences of biology and psychology, have set their sights on rescuing the humanities from the ravages of postmodernism. In...
- The Darwinian Doctor. // Wilson Quarterly;Autumn2001, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p126
Comments on the article 'Dr. Darwin's Rx,' by Beth Saulnier from the March-April 2001 issue of 'Cornell Magazine.' Emergence of Darwinian medicine, or the medical practice that takes an evolutionary perspective on human health; Examples of medical conditions which could be beneficial to sick...
- darwinism. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p578
A definition of the term "darwinism," which refers to the belief that biological evolution occurred through natural selection, is presented.